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testing the equipment in the arizona desert. >>> today is a big day in the world of guinness. that's right. the 2011 edition of the guinness world book of records is out. from the breath taking to the bizarre. here is the world's smallest cow. only 33 inches long, and there you go, that's puggy the dog. he has the longest tongue. and check out the jumping jack russell, can pop 100 balloons and get this laurel, he can pop 100 battalions 44.49 seconds. i mean, who -- this is my question, who sits home and thinks of feats? i think we can come up with something and get guinness to come out. congratulations to the jumping jack russell. i assume that guy is the guy with the longest beard. >> i remember when i was a kid seeing the nails, the longest fingernails which was disturbing to me. i don't know why. >> i wanted to break in when i was a child by swinging in our backyard. my sister and i lasted for an hour and we quit. we gave up. it was certainly longer than an hour, the record. >> fun to watch. >> this is no world record but the tropics are active. >> several major storms right now, keepin
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. sacramento's sheriff takes on california's attorney general. john mcguinness criticized a campaign statement on jerry brown's website targeting opponent meg whitman for record spending money that could be used instead to pay for police and teachers. >> he should mutt his money where his mouth is. >> reporter: we did the math and brown could cover 196 sacramento deputies for one year with the $28 million his campaign has raised so far. whitman with $119 million could pay for 833 deputies. but mcguinness says he doesn't really believe the candidates should hand over their war chests. he just felt the need to call out brown for a hypocritical statement. >> i offered that thought with a little bit of, uhm, i guess absurdity to make a point. >> reporter: the brown campaign stands by its criticism of whitman's record spending. and as for the sheriff's a spokesman says, i believe sheriff mcguinness may have more important and less partisan things to worry about. mcguinness says there is nothing more important than california's future and he thinks whitman is the one who will bring real reform to a
burrell, jose guin but his best pick up is picking up the phone and saying, bring posey out here. when they do get it going, pitching and defense like that. freddy sanchez that's a beautiful play. backing up matt cane. jose guine meets the offense head first. 6innings of shut out play for cain. ticket to ride buster posey solo homer. providing a 1-0 win. brian wison with his 44th save. padres would not budge as the dodgers again plead not guilty down south. san diego easily ryan ludwick with a two run single. clayton richard an eight hit complete shut out for the padres who remain a half game back of the giants in the west. as for the a's here in oakland just continue to swing easy, play hard as the calendar winds down. and it's hard to resist. 23-7 gets manny on a phase. another youngster as juan pierre not so lucky pierre right there as he bangs into the wall. 2-1 score, and the crew 7-2, super bowl champs get out of candle stick park. reggie bush last week he loses thheisman trophy. bush injured his right leg in a scramble for a lose ball someone fell on his leg fracturing it in the
. >> hard to believe. aubrey huff, pat burrell, jose guin but his best pick up is picking up the phone and saying, bring posey out here. when they do get it going, pitching and defense like that. freddy sanchez that's a beautiful play. backing up matt cane. jose guine meets the offense head first. 6innings of shut out play for cain. ticket to ride buster posey solo homer. providing a 1-0 win. brian wison with his 44th save. padres would not budge as the dodgers again plead not guilty down south. san diego easily ryan ludwick with a two run single. clayton richard an eight hit complete shut out for the padres who remain a half game back of the giants in the west. as for the a's here in oakland just continue to swing easy, play hard as the calendar winds down. and it's hard to resist. 23-7 gets manny on a phase. another youngster as juan pierre not so lucky pierre right there as he bangs into the wall. 2-1 score, and the crew 7-2, super bowl champs get out of candle stick park. reggie bush last week he loses thheisman trophy. bush injured his right leg in a scramble for a lose ball someo
may just be a sip or two away. the new guinness world record holders for longest living twins credit whiskey and pestiz for a long life. they celebrated their 98th birthday last week, while the pair admits exercise has played a role and a smooth drink that keeps them feeling young. i'll tell you, bill, the french know how to do it. >> and smiling. >> they were so cute, right? >> i mean, yeah. i wouldn't want to sit down to the table with them, though. >> they could probably drink you under the table. >> yes. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> new driving rules go into effect in massachusetts. drivers caught texting, on the internet or on a phone will face a fine. and being stuck in traffic or at a red light will not be accepted as an execute. >>> in new york, forces are joined for the keep children alive aiming to help children with hiv/aids in africa and india. >>> and happy 50th birthday to "the flintstones." it debuted on this day in 1960 making it network tv's first animated prime time series. >>> all day long, y
holds the guinness world record, it was 4 passport 4 inches long which is a huge accomplishment for a dog of that size.  >> an eviction in d.c. turn out to be a bigger job than expected. the woman was a hoarder. it was dumped on 11th street northwest taking up two city blocks. a virginia moving company volunteered to take it away, store it and filled up three trucks. the city has agreed to store the rest. >>> people are looking for ways to scrimp and save but they don't realize how much money they're throwing away. melanie alnwick shows you how to find extra cash by looking in your trash. >> reporter: jeff yager knows a lot of things, but one of his favorite subjects is trash. >> here is the great news if you're a cheap skate like me, which is by producing less trash, you're going to save money, and that's what my trash autopsy is all about. >> a trash autopsy, says yager is a thorough dissection of all your garbage and recycling. >> look at that, see what i'm talking about? look at it. it's incredible, isn't it. >> reporter: what you find will tel
, this was unveiled today. -- look at this, this was unveiled today. the guinness book of world records will certify it as the biggest part ever. it is 10 inches thick. it weighs more than 9700 pounds. >> that is big. >>> big game tomorrow night. >> the redskins-cowboys. college football today, loads of it. on the saturday, a shopper in blacksburg. and college park. -- a after four years, adrian fenty is now apologizing. he never apologized for giving control of $82 million in city contracts to his frat brothers. no apology for his secret trips and missed appearances, for record-high unemployment and overspending the budget. and no apology for what the washington post calls "silly fights with the d.c. council," "unnecessary government secrecy," "shutting out community voices." we're sorry, mayor fenty -- some things you just can't forgive. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> shocker this afternoon at virginia tech. the hokies playing against james madison. things look good for va tech. the hokies are up 7-0. but jmu hung tough. sullivan
, spending 121 days -- sorry. beating the old record of 107. submits it to guinness. guinness says, oh, sorry, we don't have any openings in that particular record this time around, we cannot accept what you've done. so basically, he did all this and then they rejected this guy and said no, you didn't break the record, you're not getting in the book here after all of that, all those snakes. he was with not only all -- two black mambas, two green mambas, all these dangerous snakes. and if you don't remember what the black mamba was, of course you remember the great movie "kill bill." the black mamba had that incredible scene where he killed that guy there and all that. can you imagine, he went to all these lengths, stayed in that room, and did not get in the book? >> you know what, though? i actually have to say i think the guinness book, they have really stringent rules -- >> they're strict. >> i think what they're basically saying is there was no one who could verify probably what he did. i mean i hate to be a pessimist but -- >> rules are rules, i guess, but guinness kind of want to prevent
the evacuation of 1,000 others. >>> guinness officials have certified a columbian man who stands 2'3" as the world's shortest living man. the 24-year-old who works part time as a dancer says he's very happy with his height because it makes him unique. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day after closing friday for the long holiday weekend. the dow opens at 10,447 after adding 127 points on friday. the s&p gained 14, and the nasdaq climbed 33. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 75 points, but in hong kong the hang seng rose 46. >>> a business all-star who recently fell from grace over sexual misconduct allegations and accounting irregularities has resurfaced at a competitor. oracle has hired former hewlett-packard ceo mark hurd as its co-president to help lead the database software maker in its efforts to muscle in on more of hp's turf. oracle and hp had been long-time partners, but with last year's $7.5 billion purchase of sun microsystems, the company became direct competitors in computing hardware. >>> in
the distressed animal to safety. so far, it seems to be doing okay. >>> and in new york, guinness world records folks promoted the release of their 2011 book with a play date with one of its biggest and smallest stars. giant george, the world's tallest living dog, and booboo, the smallest. booboo needed a boost to meet george, but as you can see right there, there was an instant connection. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. bill, good morning. i don't know if you were paying attention when i was reading. >> i was. >> did you notice the kamil's privately owned, who owns a camel? someone who lives near a sinkhole? >> i don't know. i have no idea. but, yeah, sinkhole, either. rare camels, not many sinkholes. not good. the weather pattern changed here biological weapon had one storm kicked through. you notice one a second one off the coast here. it's going to stay a little more active. none of the storms are close to areas around the four corners regions or southern portions of the west. all of the front
. guinness officials are expected to verify soon whether the cake qualifies as the world's largest king cake. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's the weather channel's bill ckarins. bill m you ever tried alligator meet maet? >> no. >> kind of mike chicken. kind of me made me hungry. >> no, i lived in florida for a while. i never did that. i had a date with a taxidermist, though. good morning, everyone. in the pacific northwest you've got a little weak storm going through with some showers early today. that's about it. the rest of the weather pattern is quiet. now all that rain from new mexico up through colorado and the plains. we've got a nice quiet day today in much of nevada, arizona, utah, and in california. should be a goody in phoenix, too, after some of that rainfall yesterday. you can see just this little frontal system here that's kicking through some showers and clouds in the pacific northwest. it's not a lot of wet weather, as i mentioned. it's going right up and down interstate 5. olympicia is getting a little bit of a downpour. that will kick on thro
and bounds. he set a new guinness world record for bungee jumping -- yikes, oh, my goodness -- taking a staggering 42 jumps in just one hour. that more than doubled the previous record of 19. wow, there he goes again. not surprisingly, his biggest problem with the repeat leaps from about 160 feet up in the air was -- can you guess it, bill? can you guess it? >> he's going to be sore? whiplash? >> he got dizzy. yeah. >> that makes sense. >> but i would add whiplash to the mix for sure. >> and stupidity. oh, did i say that? sorry. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, the army holds its first hearing in a grizzly war crimes case in which five soldiers are charged with killing afghan civilians for sport. they fired on them in unprovoked assaults with some of the soldiers accused of mutilating the corpses. >>> heading to book store shelves -- bob woodward's book "obama's wars." and also be sure to catch "education nation," nbc's special coverage on the state of our nation's schools. "today's" matt lauer
in about an hour and 4 seconds yesterday. >> a record keeper from the guinness world records confirmed the record and presented them with a certificate. the race helped raise money for breast cancer. >> an awful lot of us do that in heels every day. (laughter) >> mike? >> thanks a lot! how'd you know! >> thank you.
from the guinness world records confirmed the record and presented them with a certificate. the race helped raise money for breast cancer. >> an awful lot of us do that in heels every day. (laughter) >> mike? >> thanks a lot! how'd you know! >> thank you. ♪ hey, at&t u-verse tv? yeah, it's our new tv service. every day thousands of customers across the nation are switching to at&t u-verse. [ female announcer ] visit an at&t store today. hurry and take advantage of our great deal on u-verse tv. just $29 a month for six months. plus for a limited time, get hbo and cinemax free for three months. yeah, and u-verse tv lets you record up to four shows from any room on a single dvr and play them back on -- any -- tv. and multiview, which lets you follow four channels at once. whoa! whoa! [ female announcer ] visit an at&t store today. hurry and take advantage of our great deal on u-verse tv. just $29 a month for six months. plus for a limited time, get hbo and cinemax free for three months. you can even upgrade to over 130 hd channels. that's so cool. i know. [ female announcer ] see it.
. >>> in australia, we're pumped for a record setting race. the high healed women set the guinness record for fastest stiletto relay. oh, my goodness. nearly 100 women and even one man -- one man -- strapped on sky-high shoes for the race. the winning team took home $100,000 and plans to rest in thailand, no doubt to rest those aching feet. one man, bill karins. one man. i just have to say this -- i have a stiletto with your name on it. >> now, that is a stiletto. good thing my foot wouldn't fit in it. >> if you want to try -- >> if you want to treat my broken ankle, that's fine. >> okay. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, there will be a hearing for a whom who falsely claimed a stranger threw acid in her face when she did it herself. accused of accepting donations made by those duped in the hoax. >>> closing arguments are expected in a high profile divorce case that could affect the ownership of the los angeles dodgers. a judge could decide whether frank mccourt is the team's sole owner or whether his estranged
a spot in the history books. they are the latest inductees into the guinness world records and earlier, i levs about the w winners and categories. stuff to make us laugh. >> i love doing the show, the most fun stuff. the animal least likely to be named fluffy, longest snake in the world. look at the picture. this is winning -- that is one python. >> no. >> look at the thing, ret tick lated python. >> from where? >> the columbus zoo in ohio. >> what? >>> it is 24 feet long, 7.3 meters long. one snake. >> where do they get that sucker from? that is huge. >> can you believe? what is fluffy about it. >> that is the name, fluffy? oh that is little lairious. >> i love t something more likely to be named fluffy this jack russell terrier, see that is what you were thinking. >> you know, not really a good name for a terrier. you know? >> look at this terrier. >> go ahead. >> this terrier named anastasia in california on in the book for popping 100 balloons in the fastest time by a dog, 44.49 seconds. they will give records to anything. apparently, anastasia sees a balloon in public, she goes wild
is the size of a boo boo. >> just a little boo boo. >> it's organized by the guinness world records to promote the 2011 guinness book of world records. >> apparently giant george didn't even know boo boo was a dog. he kind of looked at boo boo kind of you know -- ha? what are you? thought it was a cat, treat, something to eat. >>> take a look at this. a rare sighting off the southern california coast. this is a pod of blue whales spotted swim in redondo beach yesterday. there were about 20 to 30 whales. look at that. whale watching experts say it's rare to see them in these waters. several whale watching boats and paddle boaters gathered around to watch them up close. esk >>> got a story idea or comment you would like to share with us? email >> thanks so much for watching. >> thank you for watching cbs "early edition." >> checking out what's in the "chronicle" today. >> have a great morning. >> we'll see you bright and early friday morning. >> friday!
4 ounces. the meeting was organized by the guinness world records to promote the 2011 guinness book of world records. apparently they didn't even recognize each other were dogs. >> how much do you think it costs to feed a 245-pound dog? >> i know. >>> 5:27. coming up in the next half hour, the price many people pay for being popular. >> tell me about the people who are giving the care, why did they take off? >> nursing home patients left behind as san bruno burned. the father and son who risked everything to save them. >>> police shoot a man in concord overnight. i'm live with the details we have at this hour coming up next. (birds chirping) like strolling in an orchard ♪ is this my husband? awesome cool hat, mom oh my perfect kids alright fourteen ninety nine i totally wear hats ♪ miss dimitra when will you marry me? - be my wife. - miss dimitra, marry me. - marry me. - marry me. - marry me. - be my wife, please. ( bells tolling ) ( all cheering ) ha ha ha! announcer: introducing the kohler carbon faucet. [ female announcer ] at the jcpenney appr
that could wrap around the superdome twice according to the bakers. guinness officials are expected to verify soon whether the cake qualifies as the world's largest king cake. >>> now for a look at the national weather we turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. good morning, bill. >> good morning. did you get to check out the harvest moon last night? >> i didn't get a chance. >> you missed it. it was absolutely incredible. a lot around the country got to see it. when it rose last night and the sun was setting, moon was rising it looked so huge on the horizon they call it one of the biggest harvest moons we've ever had. as far as today we have a couple different weather stories. equally as hot in the southeast and very wet in the northern plains. yesterday was 95 in d.c. this was middle of the summer type area, areas of tenet healthcare and memphis easily into the mid to upper 90s. alabama, mississippi, this looks like the middle of the summer. we can't cool things off finally but eventually it will happen. it's a very warm morning from kansas city to atlanta.
over 27 1/2 inches high, declared the shortest in the world yesterday by the guinness book of records. >>> coming up, your tuesday morning weather. and in the sports, the red sox go home happy at fenway. they're stirring up the pennant pot in the american league east. pot in the american league east. [ male announcer ] prilosec otc traveled to fairbanks, alaska. home of one of the coldest, longest nights on the planet. and asked frequent heartburn sufferers, like carl, to put prilosec otc's 24 hour heartburn protection to the test for two weeks. the results? i can concentrate on everything i'm doing, not even think about it anymore. since i've been taking it, i've been heartburn free, which is a big relief for me. [ male announcer ] take your 14-day challenge. ♪ prilosec otc. heartburn gone. power on. can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended aveeno has an oat formula, now proven to build a moisture reserve, so skin can replenish itself. that's healthy skin for life. only from aveeno. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the count
discovered a sweet way into the guinness book of world records. it has unveiled the world's largest chocolate bar. take a look at that. measures a whopping 18 feet long, feet wide, and get this, 10 inches thick. the big bar weighs in at nearly 10,000 pounds. wow. the confection was broken into pieces for the public so that no one was left feeling bitter. hmm. you know, bill, i love chocolate. but not that much chocolate. >> do you like chocolate plain or would you add almonds or nuts to it? >> i like white chocolate with macadamia nuts. it is my favorite. >> really? >> yeah. >> okay. >> yes, yes. you too? >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll be following here today on nbc news -- in detroit a hearing is scheduled on the case of a man accused of trying to blow up a plane last christmas. the nigerian suspect allegedly concealed a bomb in his underwear and tried to detonate the explosive on a flight from amsterdam to detroit. >>> former english prime minister tony blair will be honored with a 2010 liberty medal. an award given to those who promote freedom around the world.
final, extrañas criaturas del reino animal fueron recopilados en el libro de récord guinness, prepare sus ojos para un recuento. >>> y mientras es la vaca más pequeña del mundo, un pequines es igualmente peculiar, rompió un récord porque su lengua mide 4 pulgadas y medias. y no tan dulce es la serpiente más larga del planeta, que necesita 8 personas para ser sostenida. y este gorila cumple 55 años. otra mascota llamada anantacia no solo se entretiene con sus huesitos, le encanta reventar globos. y hombre usa un potento shampo porque arrastró un auto. y este personaje soportó en una pequeña caja. y la afición de dos coleccionistas los hizo pasar a la historia, uno tiene miles de objetos de los pitulos, y otra tiene 2600 muñecos del ratón miguelito. >>> y por estas y otras rarezas es uno de los más buscados y vende más de 3 millones de copias cada año. >>> me conmueve la que colecciona los muñecos. >>> llegamos al final. >>> será h --buenas tardes le saludo con usto, - . >>> buenas tardes soy alejandro y yo maría leticia gómez. >>> momento de mucho
francisco to set a new guinness record for largest ukelele ensemble but still not enough to beat the standing record held by great britain, 851 auk laleys. members of the -- ukelele. and members of the santa cruz ukelele club say they are not too sad about not breaking the record but they were just happy to have a good time and get together. >> our next newscast is at 5:00. have a great day.
guinness did. >> i bought a roasted chicken. i wasn't going to go home and cook. >> reporter: many commuters choose to carpool or take public transit which you are enkurncoud to do, but those on bart had to endure a 15-minute delay. >> when we have a really hot day, it creeps along. >> like how fast or how slow? >> sometimes it stops altogether, sometimes it goes just a couple miles an hour. >> in downtown walnut creek, it made people want to buy ice cream. families like the nelsons couldn't resist. >> it's refreshing. it's cool. it's everything you remember ice cream to be. >> reporter: and for businesses like the san francisco creamery, hot weather means dollar signs. >> i really want the cool weather to come soon because i'm sweating bad. but for business, it's phenomenal. >> reporter: tomorrow will be the fourth day for spare the air and we've had nine such days this year. >> thank you very much, george. >>> well, his date with death on hold tonight. governor schwarzenegger delayed the execution of allen brown, but it may not be for long. brown was supposed to die on tuesday. h
for the guy. he's a 10-year-old pekingese. his name is puggy. judges from the guinness book of world records confirmed the tongue is 4.5 inches long on such a tiny little dog. he's in the guinness book of world records. >>> that's it for this hour of fox 5 morning news. one more hour and we'll turn things over to tony and allison. >> that's disgusting. can they do something about that. do some surgery or something. >> how will he speak? >> thank you, steve. >>> this morning we're keeping an eye on an usual scene in northwest washington. a woman has been evicted from her apartment and a large amount of her personal belongings are lining the streets. we're live with more on how the city and others are helping her this morning. >>> the city school system appears to be in a state of flux. now we're learning that the d.c. superintendent of education is stepping down. >>> and the washington teachers union is speaking out against
? to play the world's largest dodgeball game. they earned a spot in the guinness book of world records by topping the previous mark set at the university of alberta canada. the owner says he got the idea sitting around his dorm room. who doesn't love dodgeball. >>> angry about getting a parking ticket? the city of cambridge, massachusetts says just chill. in fact, just ohm. tickets come with envelopes that illustrate yoga positions so you can make that anger simply melt away. at least that's the theory. >> i think it's a waste of an envelope. if i know it's a tickets, i'm not looking at the poses. >> it's absolutely absurd. >> generally there was not a lot of money associated with doing this. most of the things are things we do anyway. >> i guess the idea was to make you feel good. officials hope to debunk the idea that parking tickets are a hostile action. obviously not anyone is that convinced. they want to know why do i have to pay this $25? >> i'm doing well. >> you had an interesting week, didn't you? >> i'm seeing this ecosavvy economic figure. a lot of folks don't realize this i
. >> yes, indeed. two guinness world record holder the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly both record holders are from turkey. they met at the latest edition of the book. don't know what to say about that. >> interesting photo op indeed. >> congratulations for being a record holder. two record holders. >>> a warning for students a staff at the university of maryla after police investigate yet another robbery near the college park campus. >>> a bummer for the burgandy and gold. we'll take you to the overtime thr he ellen, what are you doing? just brewing up some dunkin' donuts coffee -- want some? [ whoosh! ] i'd love some. one taste, and you' understand. pick some up where you buy groceries. america runs on dunkin'. >>> good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >>> i'm joe krebs. it's the 20th day of september, 2010. 67 degrees in the nation's capital. had a glorious weekend. and a moon approaching full out there. nice, clear sky. >> mostly clear conditions. good morning. i'm meteorologist tom kierein starting off monday. no travel problems weatherwise as you head o
the guinness book of world records that this is indeed the world's largest potato. >> he said the secret was the right seed. you've got to have the right seed to morph into the proper -- >> you're clever. i'm sure. wild stuff, though, yes. >> here's a disturbing picture. and a disturbing story. >> where we left off last week with the smoking kid. >> right. i'm saying, this is a dog who apparently now smokes a pack a day. >> puppy. >> it's a little puppy dog. the owner said at first the dog did not like the smell. shocking, he didn't like the smell of smoke being blown into his face. apparently he got accustomed to it. >> that's how he got him accustomed to it, blowing smoke in his face to this little puppy in china. >> the people around him in that neighborhood say he's a bad pet owner. i would say so. they need to take this little guy away from the owner. >> the smoking 2-year-old was up to 40 cigarettes a day. i got a lot of buzz on our website. now the puppies are smoking. what's going on in the world? this story cracks us both up here. this is a woman in korea. she's been trying for
the current mark. guinness still has to verify that record. >> at the x office requests resident evil" appears headed tore nom one. deadline hollywood says the 3d thriller will real in about $28 million over a slow weekend at the theater. >> he looks -- >> that's the 202 box office hit "my big fat greek wedding" tops the cnbc list of the most profitable movies of all time. the comedy earned $369 million. its return on the investment, mo than 6,000%. >>> topping the sic chart, the catalyst leads bill board's rock category. check it out. ♪ >> from there to katy perry and what else would you expect om her? her "teenage" dream takes the spot. those are your nber ones on "msnbc sunday." ♪ this is real so take a chance ♪ >>> it's "msnbc sunday." i'm alex witt. here are your fast five headlines. a senior iranian prosecutor says american sair ha shourd will be free to leave the country if she can make the half million dollars bail. her attorney is working on arrangements to make bail and hopes shourd will be freed in two to three days. >>> in san bruno, california, the death toll from the explos
lighter. >> the 2011 version of the "guinness world records" is going to be out this week. it's going to be released in the s. on tuesday and a worldwide release on thursday. now, one of the main entries here that we have is the world's shortest man. he's a little over 70 centimeters which puts him about two feet -- let's see here, two feet and fouinches. that's how tall he is. >> that's pint sized. >> he's actually from colombia, 24 yrs old and weighs 22 pounds. >> very interesting stuff. i like having you here, chatting with you over here. great stories and much more we'll be following at our desk. thanks have a great weekend. >> thanks, don. great to have you back. >>> it seems a controversial debate over a islamic center has sparked controversy. >> i don't know a lot about islam. i only knew one fellow who is a muslim. p i knew it was going to be a learning process for me, but we follow jesus. >> he'll tell us how his message is being received coming up. hey, did you ever finish last month's invoices? sadly, no. oh. but i did pick up your dry cleaningno. and had your shoes shined.
licked. >> meet puggy, the new guinness record holder for the longest tongue of any dog in the world. yes, it as freak show. he is a 10-year-old pekingese. puggy weighs 25 pounds, but get this, that massive tongue you see there extends a full 4 1/2 inches. >> oh, man. puggy may be laughing at the attention now but he was actually abandoned as a puppy because of that odd quality. puggy's owner says his tongue just adds to his character. it also brings smiles to a lot of faces. imagine that dog licking you in the face. >> weirdo. we'll be right back with more "world news now." >>> a very interesting story here. the billionaire ceo versus the college student. apple's steve jobs is known to occasionally respond to e-mails from customers. >> one reply landed jobs in the middle of a heated argument with a journalism student who was looking for help with a paper. here's john berman. >> reporter: in this corner, worth $5.5 billion, the father of the ipod, i-phone, and ipad, apple ceo steve jobs. in this corner, a college senior with a paper due, chelsea isaacs. it started when isaacs was working
in the world. the guinness book of world records announced the title yesterday. 4-year-old edward hernandez just 27.5" tall. his family calls him nino which is child in spanish. nino. he lives in bogota with his parents and four brothers and they all work together making pajamas. >>> step right this way! >>> the sluggish economy has not slowed down the jerry lewis telethon. ♪ [ music ] the final total, nearly $59 million. it's down slightly from the 60.5 million last year. 2008, $65 million were raised. the telethon aired on 170 tv stations. >> how many years has that been going on? >> i don't know. we'll look it up. >>> it is 5:26. coming up in the next half hour the new proposal that could force some families with small children to take to the roads instead of flying. >> where governor schwarzenegger is going this week to promote california products and bring in billions in business. >>> an accused gang member is set to face the music for allegedly shooting a police officer. there is a silver lining in all this though. talk about it coming up. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ j-e-l-l-o ♪ j-e-l-l-o
as long as the body. in the latest edition of the guinness book of world records which was launched, today. also, stephen from inland. he lays claim to all this stuff, the biggest collection of smurf remote village, 1600 items and a 10 ft. statue of papa smurf. my big changes, with a cool off and increasing cloud coverage. and ahead of this storm. the north bay has a chance of rain fall, showers late saturday night. the main event of rain will be early saturday morning and a saturday afternoon. after the relieve the bay area will have drier conditions and a slightly warmer conditions. >> a live look a outside with a little bit of fog. from the san francisco skyline. kron 4 news the 6:00 p.m. is coming up, next. [ male announcer ] as the ceo of hp, carly fiorina laid off 30,000 workers. when you're talking about massive layoffs, which we did... perhaps the work needs to be done somewhere else. [ male announcer ] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at
his death. the latest guinness book of world records, jackson is named the most searched-for male on google. >> it's not the first time he is in the book. he reportedly received eight records over his lifetime for album sales earnings and charity donations. jack salon have a full page devoted to him -- jackson will have a full page devoted to him in the book. >> i had copies every year when i was a kid. >> other celebrities in the book, lady gaga, the most searched for female. beyonce and jay-z the biggest power couple and tiger woods still listed as the most powerful sports star. >>> sad news to reports today on cbs. the world stops turning. ♪ [ music ] >> "as the world turns..." >> after 54 years on daytime tv, the final episode of "as the world turns" will air this afternoon. there have been more than 13,000 episodes. >> a number of movie stars got their start on that show. >> oh. >> recognize her? meg ryan. >> looks different now. >> recognize her? marisa tomei. >> looks the same. >>> "as the world turns" is the latest casualty in the declining soap opera popularity. cbs' "
the purse did not belong to her. >>> a dog in north texas has made its way into the guinness book of world records. >> yeah. i like guy. he is the longest tongue of any dog in the world. puggy the 10-year-old pekingese may be small but his tongue -- oh, my gosh -- 4.5" long. the owner says he was abandoned as a puppy, possibly because of his strange look. well, now it's his appearance that's earning him worldwide fame. >> makes kneel good that he can bring a smile to someone's face. i mean, dad himself, it brings him so much joy. i never thought his tongue was ugly. just added to his character. >> i don't think he can -- can he eat with that thing? >> i don't know. [ laughter ] >> puggy's other than says he has no problem managing the extra long tongue. other new animal record holders are boo boo the smallest dog, just 4" long and weighing 24- ounce and giant george who won the title of tallest dog. he measures over 7 feet from nose to tail. >> the gene simmons of the dog world. [ laughter ] >>> all right. it is 5:26. the overpaid leaders of city of bell in southern california arrested. >>
theater in san francisco to try to set a new guinness record for largest ukelele ensemble. it still wasn't enough to beat the standing record held by great britain. that's 851 ukeleles. members of the santa cruz ukelele club say they aren't too upset about missing the record. they still had a great time. >>> this bud's for you. budweiser is launching a campaign today giving away a half million beers for free. the drinks will be given away at bars and restaurants all across the country through wednesday calling it national happy hour. the company is targeting the under 30 crowd which has actually largely ignored bud over the past several years. unfortunately, we weren't able to figure out which bars and restaurants will be giving away the brewskis. you have to kind of do some research. all right, it is 5:27. >>> an emergency landing caught on tape. >> heads down, stay down! stay down! >> what passengers of a delta flight had to cope with during a rough landing on saturday night. [ flight attendant continues to scream ] ,,,,,,,, i inherited my father's '69 norton commando. it's been a dre
record. only 33 inches tall. this dexter breed of cow is now in the guinness record book as the world's smallest bovine. her name is swallow, she hails from the u.k., about the size of a small sheep or maybe a big dog. her owners say this mini m ofpl o likes listen to go popular music on the radio. jenna: who doesn't! another animal setting a guinness record, check out nastacia, she's aterrer. that little gal broke the record for popping # hundred tkpwhraopbs in the fastest time, clocking other trail of destruction in a mere 44.49 seconds, an average of two more than two tkpwhraopbs a second. you know, who knew there was a world record for that, but anastacia now holds it. jon: when she's done holding all that helium, she barks in an even higher voice! >>> here's the question being asked in the u.k. right now. was the pope's life in danger? five men under arrest in london. british police, reviewing the holy father's security as they investigate a reported assassination attempt. scotland yard, on the case. >>> and hanging ten to the extremes, surfers taking on the biggest waves in the
to guinness, the folks who write the records, a shade over 27 inches high, weighs 22 pounds, hasn't grown since he was two years young. lives in the country of colombia and doctors don't have reason as to why his growth is so stunted but he is officially according to guinness the shortest man on the plan the. -- planet. we are going to run, you guys have a great labor day, get out there with family an friends, have a picnic, enjoy all the great stuff here. we have great weather. juliet: we do! bill: labor away! try not to labor today. we'll catch you tomorrow. "happening now" starts right now
it since he lives with this condition but it got him in the guinness world book of records which launched today. >> i love the one he is caught and his tongue sticks out it is so cute. >> also in the record books as a full grown man who loves the smurfs so he claims the largest collection ofn smurfs here is 160 items. that is a lot of items. there to coming out with the new movie. >> oh goods and have kids, they are. >> will be an animation. he is riding high. it is all coming back nine is going to be worth something. grade >> we'll be back with more in just a couple of minutes. yet the big news coming up as well as the weather. it is so fog be that it is drizzling in some spots and your neighborhood might be soppy. we'll have the latest of the rainy weekend coming up in just a moment. he had a surplus when he took office and a deficit when he left. he doesn't tell the people the truth. pushing off by the 11:00 hour here is the 7 day around bay. it shows the wet whether by the weekend is the first day of fall next week on your wednesday. we have a shot for you in topple if anybody's head
the peek niece. forget the pedigree. his real claim to fame, puggy holds the guinness world record for the longest tongue of any dog, it is four and a half inches. if that doesn't arm you for something for your next event or water cooler talk this morning i frankly don't know what will. >> seeing puggy and gene simmons in concert together. how do you like that for a reunion tour. >> our summer concert series continues. >> absolutely. be on the plaza. you never know what will happen. nice to see you, good morning to you. a lot going on, severe weather rolling through the northern plains, storms pushing through >> summer ends, autumn begins tonight, 11:09, equal sunshine north and south of the equator. whoa. that's a look at our weather picture. sorry about that graphical error. maggie. >> no problem. thank you, dave at 7:15, more troubles for paris hilton now that she pleaded guilty to drug charges, japanese officials refused to let her into their country sending her packing. our correspondent has the story. >> how do you plead? >> guilty, your honor. >> when paris hilton pled guilt
have clinched the guinness record for the fastest relay race in stilettos, ouch. they ran the 100 meter dash, and you can see right there, they're a good-sized heel, that's three inches. >> oh, man. and it took them just 1:04 to break the record. about 100 women and one man were in the competition. the winners say the key to victory is running on your toes. that way the high heels never touch the ground. >> that's why women are so in love with those platform heels right now. it's easier to run in those. >> i don't know how y'all walk in those things, let alone run. >> they do it much better than i do. >> go nurse those bunions. we'll be right back with more "world news now." let me tell you about a very important phone call i made. when i got my medicare card, i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare, call now to find out how an aarp... insured by unitedhealthcare insu
or had pay reduced during 2009. klystron like ned up a bit. guinness records. this dog setting a world record can you guess what it's for. the longest town. he's a pekingese 4.5 in.. almost the length of his body. also making it into the book steven from england he has the biggest collection of smurf memorabilia. he's a full grown man. 1061 items. we will be back with more of a moment on kron 4. top stories this morning investigation in the san bruno gaslight investigation continues. they will clear some of the debris. some details in this search of a family who went missing after the explosion. the fourth attack at walnut creek apartments the same one will have been told about. we won a get a check on your commute of forecast. we will begin with the weather. look at that fog on the stand. >> that fog producing drizzled keep that in mind as to how the door this morning. we expect rain towards we can more on that plusses we head toward the c,gv)+pvzsé÷hz46>r4se8mhppr,jsr c,gv)+pvzsé÷hz46>r4se8mhppr,jsú settled in right around ther,jsú peninsula are really starting to fill its wa
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